4318.0 Veterans' Health

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 4:30 PM

4:30 PM
Research informing policy: Designing a tailored, patient-centered smoking cessation program
Judith R. Katzburg, PhD, MPH, RN, Elizabeth M. Yano, PhD, Donna L. Washington, MD, MPH, Melissa M. Farmer, PhD and Scott E. Sherman, MD, MPH
4:45 PM
Prevalence of Nursing Home Associated Infections in the Department of Veterans Affairs Nursing Home Care Units
Linda Tsan, MD, Chester Davis, ScD, John R. Pierce, MD, Robert Gaynes, MD, Ona Montgomery, RN, Cynthia Gibert, MD, Christa Hojlo, PhD, Suzanne Bradley, MD, Robert Langberg, MA, Linda Danko, RN and Gary Roselle, MD
5:00 PM
Veterans with life-limiting illness: Initial baseline descriptors
Natasha Cox Faber, MPH, CHES, Meredith L. Magner-Perlin, MPH, Deborah D. Riopelle, MSPH, M. Jillisa Steckart, MEd, PsyD and Kenneth Rosenfeld, MD
5:15 PM
VA can improve older enrollees' outcomes by directing private sector care to high performance hospitals
William B. Weeks, MD, MBA, Alan N. West, PhD, Richard E. Lee, MPH, CPH and Amy Wallace, MD, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Medical Care
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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